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Subject: Storing large format glass negatives

Storing large format glass negatives

From: Michele Hamill <mh92<-at->
Date: Monday, January 26, 2009
We have recently received a gift of 15 glass plate negatives which
are 14 x 17 inches.  There seem to be no standard size 4-flap
enclosures and boxes ready made for this size.  Our curator would
like the plates to be able to be accessed occasionally for teaching
purposes.  I would be very interested in hearing from other
institutions how glass plates of this size have been housed,
including materials and designs used to make enclosures and storage
boxes.

Michele Hamill
Department of Preservation and Collection Maintenance
Cornell University
607-255-5766


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